Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor students of the faculty of Humanities in Barcelona, Spain.
Read about student experiences.
Semester I: approximately September – early February
Semester II: approximately early February – early July
International Welcome Days usually take place at the beginning of each term (September and February)
Language requirement: a B1 language level (CEFR) in Spanish is required. The International Office (HUM) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.
Course requirement: According to UAB Exchange policy, students must enrol at least 50% of their credits at the Faculty to which they have been assigned to. The other 50% can be taken at the rest of the UAB faculties, provided the groups are still open when doing the enrolment.
Students have to take at least 50 percent of their courses within the Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres. The other 50 percent may be taken in other faculties within the university.
Lectures at the UAB are taught either in Catalan or in Spanish. The usage of either language depends only on the lecturer who gives the course. There are also some courses available in English.
The basic expenses when living in Barcelona include rent, food, transport and leisure, and can vary from €700 to €1000.
Books and material: 100-130€
This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
6 places per year.
Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).
You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!
Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046
Walk-in office hours
- Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
- There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
- From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.
You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.
Handing in and picking up documents
Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12
Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)